Category: Health and Medicine

Male Cannabis Smokers Have Higher Sperm Counts

The result came as a big surprise to scientists measuring the sperm counts of more than 600 men from couples attending a fertility clinic. They expected cannabis to have a detrimental effect on sperm count and fertility. Instead, those participants who admitted ever taking the drug turned out to have higher sperm counts than non-users.

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Canada Plans Major Cancer Cannabis Study

The trial will span 48 days and involve 150 patients from Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Kingston, and Toronto. The trial seeks to prove whether cannabis helps cancer symptoms such as pain, sleep loss, anxiety and nausea.

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New York Investigative Reporter Turned Author Writes Book On Link Between Cannabis & Schizophrenia,

In his new book, “Tell Your Children,” Berenson argues the case, citing research from the National Academy of Medicine. On page 289 of the NAM’s 2017 report, “The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids,” the nonprofit group concluded there is a risk. “Cannabis use is likely to increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychoses; the higher the use, the greater the risk,” wrote the NAM, which advises the U.S. government on health issues.

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CBD Could Make Glaucoma Worse Says Study

New evidence has emerged showing that parts of the cannabis plant, specifically cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating, trendy component, may actually worsen glaucoma symptoms. Researchers at Indiana University published a study in the latest journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science that shows CBD increases pressure in the eye. Writes Mike Adams for Forbes.

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New Research Suggests Weed Can Genetically Change Sperm

They compared the sperm of 24 human men who smoked marijuana weekly versus a control group who used marijuana no more than 10 times in their life and not at all in the past half-year. In both cases — rats and humans — marijuana changed how genes work in sperm cells.

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Recent Survey shows many MS patients turning to cannabis or cannabis-based pharmaceuticals to manage symptoms & improve quality of life

A survey last year of MS patients across North America, results of which appeared in Neurology Clinical Practice, show many are turning to cannabis or cannabis-based pharmaceuticals to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Of the 5,400 respondents, 42 percent have or are currently using marijuana (in some form) for their MS, 47 percent are considering it, and 20 percent have spoken with their healthcare provider about its use.

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SNL Star Uses Medical Marijuana To Control Crohn’s

Med Page Today.com reports , “Davidson was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when he was 17 or 18. In a recent interview with Nicki Swift, he explained, “Whenever I wake up, if I don’t hit the bowl or something, it’ll feel like someone punched me in the stomach.”

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Take Some Dead Sea Salt + Hemp & Hey Presto !

If you know what they are on about you are better than us !….. ““The peptide complex in the hyaluronic acid serum, eye cream, body serum and face moisturizer firm the skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines and brighten. Simultaneously, the full-spectrum hemp extract is serving as an anti-oxidant, freeing the skin of free radicals,” said Honderd. “The two-pronged approach to rejuvenating, balancing, hydrating and soothing skin is what makes this line truly unique and we are thrilled to share it with the world.”

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